Baytown Engage

The purpose of Baytown Engage is to provide a platform for community members to share experiences, projects and innovation unique to Baytown.

Enjoy this very informative episode discussing Homelessness Outreach. I sit with Mrs. Tammy Guidry who is the Director of Outreach and Homeless Services for Marcelous-Williams Resource Center. Mrs. Tammy, and her team, work hard to help those in need of resources to get back on track. From identification help, transportation assistance, food, clothing, and even to secure a new place to call home, Marcelous-Williams is working in the community to get those items secured for those in need. Working closely with the Harris County Outreach Team to help those in need get back on track. 

 

If you, or someone you know, needs assistance with homelessness or insecurity in other areas:

Talent Yield Coalition Inc., 501(c) 3 non profit

Marcelous-Williams Resource Center

811 N Main, Highlands, Texas  77562

Office:  (855) 449-1472

Fax #:   (281) 884-6030

www.talentyieldcoaliton.org

 

 

Enjoy as we sit with Martin Scribner, Director of Planning & Development, and Franci Linder, Principal Planning Manager, as they discuss the very important Comprehensive Plan. They breakdown importance thus means for Baytown, the difference between the Comprehensive Plan & the Strategic Plan, and how you as citizens of Baytown can get involved in the process and be heard!

 

For more Comprehensive Plan information head over to:

www.baytownengage.com 

Today we welcome Assistant to the City Manager, Brian Moran, to the podcast. Brian has a very important job that includes  projects that are for the betterment of Baytown. One of his most recent projects is  the City of Baytown's Strategic Plan. Brain explains what a Strategic Plan is, what this means for Baytown, and the steps that goes into bringing the plan to life. 

For more information about the plan, and other City projects, please visit www.baytownengage.com

 

We bring you a fun and informative episode with two of our community teens who were selected to be part of the City of Baytown's Teen Round Table. Listen as Katie, the Teen Round Table Coordinator and our Teen Librarian discusses with Daisy and Seleni their journey to the committee, their big WHY for applying, and what they hope for the future of the Teen Round Table and what it means for Baytown Teens.

Enjoy!

 

Note:

If you are a Teen looking for fun interactive programs to join in Baytown contact Teen Librarian, Katie Beverly, at catherine.beverly@baytown.org

Today we sit with Jamie Eustace our City Librarian and Library Director, Sabrina Martin the Communtiy Engagement Coordinator, and Lesley Kohles our Technology Librarian. We discuss the newly formed Baytown Engage Civic Academy. The Academy was created to add a new informative tool to help our citizens gain a better understanding of our local government, all the ins and outs of City departments, and to awaken a new understanding of what really goes into running a city to hopefully create better stewards of the community. The program admission process starts April 12th through April 30th.

For more information, and to apply, head over to:

www.baytownengage.com 

If you have any questions feel free to contact Sabrina Martin at:

Sabrina.Martin@baytown.org 

 

Today we sit with Martin Scribner the Director of Planning & Development, Christopher Chavis the Communtiy Development Manager, and Sharon Rose the Communtiy Development Generalist. We discussed their journey to the City of Baytown, all the wonderful things  Planning & Development really provides our City/  citizens, and the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Planning has some great upcoming projects, and events, all geared towards our citizens and the betterment of the city. Enjoy!

Find many of the projects on the City of Baytown website at www.baytown.org

Also find City upcoming projects on our Baytown Engage website at www.baytownengage.com 

Welcome Back!

Today we have an absolute treat! We have our fearless leader, the one that pulls this city together,  our very own City Manger Mr. Rick Davis! Mr. Davis shared with us his real connection to Baytown,  the surprises he has faced in his 6 years with us, our past and present Strategic Plan, and how the citizens of Baytown have played a vital part in the process. Mr. Davis also shares what he thinks everyone from here, and not, should recognize about our amazing city! Enjoy!

 

Be sure to visit www.baytownengage.com !

Today we welcome Dr. Marie Alcazar and Detective Lance Watkins with Built4Agility. Detective Watkins,  a City of Baytown Detective, and Dr. Alcazar have been working together to bring awareness, understanding, and unity to many social issues we have been facing as a society.  They have found a way to bridge the gap between citizens and law enforcement with unifying joint meetings that opens the floor for healing dialog to bring about understanding. We discussed their individual journeys that have led them to working together and their amazing work Built4Agility is doing for the community. Enjoy!

 

www.built4agility.org

We had the pleasure to sit with long time Baytown resident, and educator, Dr. Precious L. Reimonenq. Dr. Reimonenq discussed her journey in education, the many challenges meeting the students' wellness needs in 2020 dealing with COVID, and how Goose Creek ISD is putting in great work into the wellness of its students, and parents with the Counseling & Student Wellness Department and a vast amount of resources and help! Enjoy. 

Seeking help:

Behavior & Mental Health ~ 281-707-3738

Social & Emotional Leaning ~ 346-216-3232

Seeking help and resources:

https://tinyurl.com/studentwellnesshelp

 

Please enjoy this fun, and extremely informative, episode with our very own City Librarian/Director Jamie Eustace and our Community Engagement Coordinator Sabrina Martin. Both sit with us to discuss the all new Empowerment Grants, what they are, the purpose, and their excitement of what these grants mean for Baytown neighborhoods. Remember that www.baytownengage.com is the place to see the narrow focus on all City of Baytown projects and to get your voice, and concerns, heard!

 

www.baytownengage.com 

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